What it’s like to report at the Supreme Court.
Dahlia Lithwick Describes a Day in the Life of a Supreme Court Reporter
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May 28 2015 9:16 AM

And Then You March In, According to Your Existential Importance in Life”

A day in the life of Slate’s Supreme Court reporter.

In celebration of Slate Plus’ first anniversary, we’re republishing a selection of pieces from the past year, including this article, which was originally published on Apr. 28, 2014.

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Dahlia Lithwick writes about the courts and the law for Slate, and hosts the podcast Amicus.

Welcome to Politics Tuesday, where a revolving cast of Slate politics writers and editors bring Slate Plus members one special extra.

Dahlia Lithwick covers the Supreme Court for Slate. The court heard arguments on Tuesday, so in this podcasted conversation we asked Dahlia to describe a day in her life when the court is in session.

Here’s what she had to say about dress codes, the famous people you might see at the court, and what the Internet has done to legal journalism.